Itanagar, May 10: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra has reiterated his call that each and every citizen to be an active partner in State’s developmental process by ensuring transparency, accountability, continuity, review & audit and mid-term correction. Addressing a huge public meeting at Pangin in Siang district, the Governor also stressed that developmental process should be based on merit.
The Governor, while specifically laying stress on girl’s education, said that for better and prosperous society every child must get the opportunity to be educated and excel in life. He said that for the State’s development, road communication, IT and mobile connectivity are the most essential pre-requisites, and asked the people to cooperate with the government for infrastructural development.
While sharing his intent of recruiting 2000 plus youth of the State in the armed forces and informing about the ensuing Army recruitment rally, the Governor called upon the public leaders, Gaon Burahs, Panchayat leaders and government officials to motivate all the youth and prepare them for recruitment.
As a token of appreciation to the GB institution, the Governor also presented a red coat to the eldest GB of the district, 78-year-old Tameng Messar.
Minister for Power and Industries Tamiyo Taga and local MLA Tapang Taloh also spoke on the occasion. A brief but colourful cultural presentation depicting the cultural heritage was presented on the occasion.
On the way to Pangin, the Governor interacted with GBs at Yembung and advised them to participate in the governance by ensuring proper utilization of government funds and also make sure that every child above the age of six goes to school.
He also visited a terrace agricultural farm of one Tapang Tamuk at Khardung and interacted with the farmers there and advised them to go for double-cropping and cash crops. He also asked the officers of Agriculture and Horticulture departments to assist the farmers to double their income, the release added.